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EEF urges Osborne to tackle energy costs

Manufacturing bosses filed an early salvo across Chancellor George Osborne’s bows this morning, urging him to tackle escalating industrial energy costs during his Budget speech in just less than a month’s time. … more at our new website http://www.whimfing.com

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Britain’s reputation as the home of good ideas takes a knock

Britain’s long held boast that it rules the waves with its bright ideas, even though it may fall short when it comes to making the most of them, is in danger of faltering. New official data published today by the … Continue reading

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Manufacturing survey calls for support scheme awareness

A new survey conducted to gather accurate data and assess the level of awareness and uptake of 18 key manufacturing support services provided by Government has revealed that just one third of respondents were aware of the schemes. The work, … Continue reading

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